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Bakersfield Black American History Parade coming to downtown Bakersfield

Posted: 6:24 AM, Feb 23, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-24 18:42:45-05

The Bakersfield Black American History Parade is making its way through downtown Bakersfield today.

The annual parade and Heritage Awards Festival are held the last Saturday of February to celebrate Black History Month.

The parade is free to the public and starts today, February 23, at 10 a.m. at 21st Street and V Street. The Heritage Awards Festival starts at 10 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m.